Peder Christian Christensen

25 January 1801–21 June 1864 (Age 63)
Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Peder Christian

When Peder Christian Christensen was born on 25 January 1801, in Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Pedersen, was 27 and his mother, Maren Christensdatter, was 25. He married Inger Marie Christensdr on 12 December 1824, in Elling, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Tolne, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 16 years and Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. He died on 21 June 1864, in Jerup, Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 63.

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Peder Christian Christensen
Inger Marie Christensdr
Marriage: 12 December 1824
Jenssine Christensdatter

Spouse and Children

12 December 1824
Elling, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 4

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 7

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 17

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Peder Christian Chrestensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Peder Chr Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Peder Kristian Kristensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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